Winter Body scrub

Hello everyone !!  Still in new year hang over ? I have an exam so had to come out . Few of my besties are going to get married in next few months and i decided to do some special series to help them . I am starting with the body scrub.

This is a very basic body scrub which is a very common practice at our place . I used this daily throughout my childhood winters. In fact everyone of my family did.Few more ingredients  To the basic scrub  ,i added few more ingredients to make it special bridal scrub.

body scrub

 

You need …

Equal amounts of

Besan (Gram flour)      -Acts as a natural soap to cleanse the oil and dirt

Orange peel powder ( You can buy  Banjara’s peel powder or you can make at home by drying orange peel and powdering them )                        – Gives a fresh feeling and helps with body odors.

Turmeric                     – do i need to tell that it gives a natural glow and brightness to the skin ,helps to remove tan.

Rice flour                   – Exfoliates the skin and helps remove tan.

 

Decide the quantity yourself ,if kept dry this mixture lasts for 2 months.

Procedure :

  • Mix   1 part of olive oil to 3 parts of any other oil ( Any thick oil will do).
  • You can add any essential oil to make it better.
  • Massage gently .
  • Let that settle for  a 10 minutes .
  • Take the above mixture in a small bowl ,add milk or rose water to it.
  • Massage the powder ( take time ).
  • Skip  soap ( except for necessary areas )
  • Wash with lukewarm water.
  • Do this at least twice a week for glowing skin.

I do a besan ,oil massage on daily basis and believe me i use body lotions only  occasionally .It keeps my skin soft and supple.

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Hi friends !! As you all know rainy season has more risks of hair damage and scalp infections. The humidity causes more sweat and mixed with rain it can cause a lot of irritation to the scalp and sometimes even infections and dandruff .

Here are the simple home remedies for itchy scalp.

1,neem

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You can simply add some NEEM leaves to the water you are using for head wash. If you have enough patience make a paste of NEEM leaves and apply 30 mins before head wash. As everyone knows NEEM has powerful antibiotic properties.

For other uses of NEEM click here.

2.Tea tree oil

I simply add 2-3 drops of TEA TREE OIL to the oil i use for oiling my hair ( so many oils in this ) before head wash . It helps to prevent infections.

3.lemon

home remedies for itchy scalp

Simply cut one lemon into half and rub your scalp with it . Do not use it too often as it can make your hair dry.

4.honey and apple cider vinegar

Honey has anti bacterial properties and apple cider vinegar has anti inflammatory and pH balancing properties.

  • Mix 2 tsp of HONEY +1 tsp APPLE CIDER VINEGAR .
  •    Apply this to half damp hair & scalp with a cotton ball.
  • Wait for 10 mins before washing with shampoo

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